Through periodic MAX Member Spotlights, our MAX team is honored to help our broader workforce development network get to know our members better in order to strengthen connections, collaborations, and practices among workforce developers and organizations engaged in workforce development. Here, our members share insights on how MAX is helpful in their work, accomplishments they’re most proud of, emerging trends they see as affecting workforce development, and more.
Why did you become a MAX member?
To access resources or enhance our vocational programs and the staff who run them.
How long have you been engaged with the MAX network?
1 to 2 years
How has being a member of MAX benefitted your organization?
Our team has benefitted from the trainings and the job postings are beneficial.
How have you engaged through MAX in the past 12 months?
How many years have you served in the workforce development profession?
More than 1 year
Why do you serve in this profession? What motivates you or inspires you to do what you do?
It is a part of the systemic solution to solve poverty to those who need it most.
What is something you and/or your organization have accomplished in the past 12 months that you are most proud of?
We trained and employed more people in 2022 than ever before.
What are some emerging trends you see as affecting the job seekers and employers served through our profession?
Growing awareness about the environmental barriers to successfully match job seekers with employers. including transportation, child care, distance from employment, affordable housing, cost to begin a job (supplies, appropriate clothing), etc.
What is a little-known fun fact about you?
I LOVE ice cream and cake
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